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Departmental Sick Leave

Volume 474: debated on Monday 21 April 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many day’s sick leave were taken on average by staff in his Department in each of the last five years. (198957)

The following table shows the number of days lost due to sick absence, per staff year in each of the last five years within the Northern Ireland Office. These figures have been taken from information published by the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency.

Number of days lost due to sick absence

2002-03

13.7

2003-04

14.0

2004-05

12.6

2005-06

11.2

2006-07

11.8